Monsoons, Islands, and Eddies: Their Effects on Phytoplankton in the Indian Ocean

  1. Jerry D. Wiggert,
  2. Raleigh R. Hood,
  3. S.Wajih A. Naqvi,
  4. Kenneth H. Brink and
  5. Sharon L. Smith
  1. John Marra2 and
  2. Thomas S. Moore II3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000701

Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability

Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability

How to Cite

Marra, J. and Moore, T. S. (2009) Monsoons, Islands, and Eddies: Their Effects on Phytoplankton in the Indian Ocean, in Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability (eds J. D. Wiggert, R. R. Hood, S.Wajih. A. Naqvi, K. H. Brink and S. L. Smith), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000701

Author Information

  1. 2

    Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute at Columbia University Palisades, New York, USA

  2. 3

    Marine and Atmospheric Research, Csiro Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904757

Online ISBN: 9781118666364

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Keywords:

  • Chemical oceanography—Indian Ocean;
  • Marine chemical ecology—Indian Ocean;
  • Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)—Indian Ocean;
  • Monsoons—Indian Ocean;
  • Indian Ocean—Environmental conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Data Sources

  • Monsoons: Arabian Sea

  • Islands: Nusa Tenggara Arc in Indonesia

  • Eddies: Leeuwin Current off Western Australia

  • Conclusions